Max Ernst
French-American, born Germany, 1891-1976
7,204 followers
Max Ernst
French-American, born Germany, 1891-1976
7,204 followers
High auction record
$16m, Christie's, 2011
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Artists’ Jewellery from Calder to Koons, Diane Venet’s Ideal Collection,
Les Arts Décoratifs
2017
Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,
Guggenheim Museum
2016
Dadaglobe Reconstructed,
The Museum of Modern Art

Closely associated with Dada and Surrealism, Max Ernst made paintings, sculptures, and prints …

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Closely associated with Dada and Surrealism, Max Ernst made paintings, sculptures, and prints depicting fantastic, nightmarish images that often made reference to anxieties originating in childhood. Ernst demonstrated a profound interest in Freudian psychoanalysis, which is apparent in his exploration of Automatism

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